2005 V8 Supercar Championship Series

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2005 V8 Supercar season
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The 2005 V8 Supercar Championship Series was a motor racing championship for V8 Supercars. The series, which was the seventh V8 Supercar Championship Series, began on 18 March 2005 in Adelaide and ended on 27 November at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit after 13 rounds. The 46th Australian Touring Car Championship title was awarded to the series winner, Russell Ingall by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport.

Teams and drivers[edit]

Craig Lowndes (Ford BA Falcon) placed second in the championship
Marcos Ambrose (Ford BA Falcon) placed third in the championship
Jason Bright (Ford BA Falcon) placed ninth in the championship
Paul Morris (Holden VZ Commodore) placed 19th in the championship

The following drivers and teams competed in the 2005 V8 Supercar Championship Series.

Team Car Car # Drivers Endurance Event Drivers
Stone Brothers Racing Ford BA Falcon 1 Australia Marcos Ambrose Australia Warren Luff
9 Australia Russell Ingall Australia Luke Youlden
Holden Racing Team Holden VZ Commodore 2 Australia Mark Skaife New Zealand Jim Richards
Australia James Courtney
22 Australia Todd Kelly
Tasman Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 3 New Zealand Jason Richards New Zealand Fabian Coulthard
Australia Tony D'Alberto
23 Australia Jamie Whincup
Ford Performance Racing Ford BA Falcon 5 Australia Greg Ritter
Australia David Brabham
Australia Cameron McLean
6 Australia Jason Bright
Perkins Engineering Holden VY Commodore
Holden VZ Commodore
7 Australia Alex Davison
Australia Paul Dumbrell
Australia Owen Kelly
Denmark Allan Simonsen
Australia Matthew Coleman
Australia Christian D'Agostin
11 New Zealand Steven Richards
Australia Paul Dumbrell
24 Australia Paul Dumbrell
New Zealand Steven Richards
WPS Racing Ford BA Falcon 8 New Zealand Craig Baird Australia Marcus Marshall
Canada Alex Tagliani
48 Australia David Besnard
Larkham Motor Sport Ford BA Falcon 10 Australia Jason Bargwanna Switzerland Alain Menu
New Zealand Matt Halliday
100
20 Australia Mark Winterbottom
Brad Jones Racing Ford BA Falcon 12 Australia John Bowe United Kingdom John Cleland
Australia Dale Brede
21 Australia Brad Jones
HSV Dealer Team Holden VZ Commodore 15 Australia Rick Kelly Australia Tim Leahey
Australia Mark Noske
16 Australia Garth Tander
Dick Johnson Racing Ford BA Falcon 17 Australia Steven Johnson Australia Will Davison
18 Australia Glenn Seton Australia Dean Canto
Team Kiwi Racing
Paul Morris Motorsport
Holden VZ Commodore 021 New Zealand Paul Radisich New Zealand John Faulkner
Australia Alan Gurr
67 Australia Paul Morris
Britek Motorsport Ford BA Falcon 25 Australia Steve Owen Australia José Fernández
Australia Damien White
52 Australia Matthew White
Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 33 Australia Cameron McConville Australia Phillip Scifleet
34 Australia Andrew Jones
Australia Lee Holdsworth
Australia Dean Canto
Team Dynamik
Tony Longhurst Racing
Holden VZ Commodore 44 New Zealand Simon Wills
Brazil Max Wilson
New Zealand Mark Porter
New Zealand Kayne Scott
Australia Tony Longhurst**
168
45 Brazil Max Wilson
328
Paul Weel Racing Holden VZ Commodore 50 Australia Paul Weel Australia Nathan Pretty
Australia Owen Kelly
51 New Zealand Greg Murphy
Toll Racing Holden VY Commodore 75 Australia Anthony Tratt Australia Tony Evangelou
Team Betta Electrical Ford BA Falcon 88 Australia Steven Ellery Australia Adam Macrow
888 Australia Craig Lowndes France Yvan Muller

* = Drove in Sandown 500 only

** = Drove in Bathurst 1000 only

Results and Standings[edit]

Race Calendar[edit]

The 2005 V8 Supercar Championship Series was contested over 13 rounds which included 11 single-driver sprint rounds and two two-driver endurance rounds.

Rd. Title
Circuit
Location Date Round Format Winner Car Team Report
1 Australia Clipsal 500 Adelaide [1]
Adelaide Street Circuit
Adelaide, South Australia 17 - 20 Mar Two races Marcos Ambrose Ford BA Falcon Stone Brothers Racing
2 New Zealand PlaceMakers V8 International [2]
Pukekohe Park Raceway
Pukekohe, New Zealand 15 - 17 Apr Three races Greg Murphy Holden VZ Commodore Paul Weel Racing
3 Australia Perth 400 [1]
Barbagallo Raceway
Perth, Western Australia 6–8 May Three races Steven Richards Holden VY Commodore Castrol Perkins Racing
4 Australia Eastern Creek Raceway Eastern Creek, New South Wales 27–29 May Two races Craig Lowndes Ford BA Falcon Team Betta Electrical
5 China Shanghai International Circuit Shanghai, China 10 - 12 Jun Three races Todd Kelly Holden VZ Commodore Holden Racing Team
6 Australia Skycity V8 Supercars [2]
Hidden Valley Raceway
Darwin, Northern Territory 1–3 July Three races Todd Kelly Holden VZ Commodore Holden Racing Team
7 Australia Queensland 300 [1]
Queensland Raceway
Ipswich, Queensland 22 - 24 Jul One race Craig Lowndes Ford BA Falcon Team Betta Electrical
8 Australia Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales 12 - 14 Aug Two races Russell Ingall Ford BA Falcon Stone Brothers Racing
9 Australia Betta Electrical 500 [1]
Sandown International Raceway
Melbourne, Victoria 9 - 11 Sept One race (two drivers) Craig Lowndes
Yvan Muller
Ford BA Falcon Team Betta Electrical report
10 Australia Super Cheap Auto 1000 [1]
Mount Panorama Circuit
Bathurst, New South Wales 6 - 9 Oct One race (two drivers) Mark Skaife
Todd Kelly
Holden VZ Commodore Holden Racing Team report
11 Australia Gillette V8 Supercar Challenge [3]
Surfers Paradise Street Circuit
Surfers Paradise, Queensland 20 - 23 Oct Three races Craig Lowndes Ford BA Falcon Team Betta Electrical
12 Australia Ferodo Triple Challenge [2]
Symmons Plains Raceway
Launceston, Tasmania 12 - 13 Nov Three races Garth Tander Holden VZ Commodore HSV Dealer Team
13 Australia BigPond Grand Finale [2]
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Phillip Island, Victoria 25 - 27 Nov Three races Marcos Ambrose Ford BA Falcon Stone Brothers Racing

Points system[edit]

Points were awarded on the results of each race as follows.[4]

Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st 32nd
1 race per round 192 186 180 174 168 162 156 150 144 138 132 126 120 114 108 102 96 90 84 78 72 66 60 54 48 42 36 30 24 18 12 6
2 races per round 96 93 90 87 84 81 78 75 72 69 66 63 60 57 54 51 48 45 42 39 36 33 30 27 24 21 18 15 12 9 6 3
3 races per round 64 62 60 58 56 54 52 50 48 46 44 42 40 38 36 34 32 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2

Drivers Championship[edit]

Pos. Driver Pen. ADE
South Australia
PUK
New Zealand
BAR
Western Australia
EAS
New South Wales
SHA
China
HID
Northern Territory
QLD
Queensland
ORA
New South Wales
SAN
Victoria (Australia)
BAT
New South Wales
SUR
Queensland
SYM
Tasmania
PHI
Victoria (Australia)
Pts.
1 Russell Ingall 0 2 18 2 2 2 4 2 1 5 6 13 6 26 14 4 Ret 4 2 1 7 5 4 10 24 8 9 10 5 5 5 1922 (2018)
2 Craig Lowndes 0 3 2 14 5 Ret 21 3 Ret 2 1 4 Ret Ret 3 32 11 1 9 4 1 15 2 1 1 5 3 3 1 3 15 1865 (1923)
3 Marcos Ambrose 25 1 1 5 3 4 2 5 3 1 2 5 4 12 4 28 9 2 4 2 14 Ret Ret 26 11 4 27 6 3 1 1 1856
4 Todd Kelly 0 8 4 8 Ret 9 Ret 23 7 6 4 1 3 1 1 1 2 6 Ret 22 2 1 Ret 14 8 15 11 7 13 16 6 1760 (1793)
5 Mark Skaife 0 Ret 3 3 4 5 1 29 6 7 7 3 1 23 2 2 26 12 16 30 2 1 3 3 2 25 12 9 15 10 8 1754 (1814)
6 Garth Tander 0 7 Ret 17 20 9 29 14 13 9 10 12 21 22 5 3 1 3 26 5 4 16 10 4 4 1 1 1 2 2 4 1734 (1812)
7 Steven Richards 0 5 26 28 8 3 3 1 2 3 5 2 2 2 22 12 4 5 1 11 13 Ret 27 28 18 2 2 4 27 12 26 1669
8 Rick Kelly 0 15 9 16 Ret 15 14 16 15 31 14 Ret 16 Ret 9 5 3 15 5 6 4 16 9 5 6 3 4 2 4 4 3 1630 (1664)
9 Jason Bright 0 19 11 7 11 7 16 7 22 33 23 7 20 6 Ret 9 8 9 7 7 6 14 8 9 9 7 17 16 31 13 7 1566 (1596)
10 Cameron McConville 0 17 6 21 18 Ret 8 9 19 15 13 16 9 9 18 31 22 17 8 8 10 4 5 6 5 14 15 17 18 14 21 1501 (1555)
11 Greg Murphy 6 6 Ret 1 1 1 5 30 Ret 4 3 10 Ret 7 13 16 Ret 8 3 3 Ret Ret 1 2 3 20 5 5 6 7 2 1500
12 Steven Johnson 0 4 15 13 26 Ret 11 4 5 13 9 11 26 21 12 11 7 10 10 31 18 19 14 11 12 10 7 8 22 19 18 1460 (1514)
13 Steve Ellery 0 Ret DNS 4 7 22 30 13 10 28 8 15 24 27 28 13 6 7 DNS DNS 5 3 7 7 7 9 13 18 8 6 10 1424
14 Paul Radisich 0 23 10 6 6 6 6 8 Ret 32 18 6 5 3 6 8 27 29 12 9 8 Ret 13 13 27 12 10 12 7 8 14 1384
15 Glenn Seton 0 9 25 26 13 12 12 15 9 20 27 14 7 24 8 7 5 11 18 13 12 9 23 23 20 22 19 20 29 24 11 1353 (1410)
16 Jamie Whincup 0 10 22 10 28 11 13 24 14 24 15 9 8 4 15 14 17 28 Ret 15 3 2 15 8 10 18 Ret 30 12 18 Ret 1307 (1337)
17 Jason Richards 0 20 Ret 18 29 14 7 25 17 10 12 8 Ret Ret 25 6 15 Ret 6 28 3 2 6 Ret 19 11 8 14 17 11 16 1295
18 John Bowe 0 12 Ret 12 10 8 15 11 8 12 8 22 15 14 10 10 12 22 20 19 9 21 16 15 17 23 28 29 23 29 27 1233 (1296)
19 Paul Morris 0 14 16 9 19 16 10 17 11 11 Ret 17 22 25 7 18 18 26 Ret 18 8 Ret 24 21 25 Ret 16 13 14 28 13 1059
20 Paul Dumbrell 75 16 5 26 16 Ret 22 Ret 24 16 Ret 19 12 11 Ret 15 10 18 17 24 13 Ret 22 18 22 6 6 11 9 15 19 1046
21 Brad Jones 0 13 20 22 Ret 20 25 19 Ret 14 11 25 17 10 17 30 Ret 20 23 20 9 21 17 16 28 17 21 19 24 Ret 24 1027 (1065)
22 Paul Weel 0 11 8 11 9 10 27 6 4 27 26 20 11 19 26 26 14 Ret 14 14 Ret Ret Ret 22 16 13 24 21 10 9 9 1000
23 Craig Baird 0 Ret 17 Ret 12 Ret 19 20 16 21 17 24 19 15 27 20 16 16 Ret Ret 19 8 11 12 29 26 18 27 30 28 29 980
24 Max Wilson 4 Ret 7 15 15 Ret 31 18 Ret 26 16 Ret 14 5 16 33 13 14 13 10 DNS Ret 26 25 14 16 14 15 20 21 12 931
25 David Besnard 0 18 23 29 27 Ret 17 12 20 30 24 Ret Ret Ret Ret 29 25 13 19 16 19 8 12 30 21 24 25 31 Ret 25 20 904
26 Jason Bargwanna 0 Ret Ret Ret 14 Ret 9 10 12 17 21 21 Ret 13 Ret 24 19 19 11 12 16 Ret Ret 19 Ret 19 30 28 16 17 17 883
27 Greg Ritter 0 Ret Ret 19 24 21 28 Ret Ret 18 Ret 23 10 8 11 23 24 Ret 15 29 15 18 739
28 Andrew Jones 0 22 27 27 21 19 26 21 25 28 Ret 26 18 17 19 Ret Ret 21 25 25 10 4 733 (746)
29 Mark Winterbottom 0 24 14 24 22 17 20 27 21 23 Ret Ret DNS DNS 24 27 20 25 Ret 27 16 Ret 21 29 26 21 22 25 19 20 25 668
30 Matthew White 0 Ret 12 25 25 Ret 24 22 26 22 19 27 23 18 21 22 23 27 24 Ret 23 Ret 25 27 Ret 27 26 22 28 31 30 619
31 Anthony Tratt 0 21 24 23 23 18 23 26 23 24 Ret 28 25 16 Ret 25 Ret Ret 22 21 25 Ret 18 Ret 30 28 31 32 DNS DNS DNS 511
33 Steve Owen 0 25 13 19 22 20 19 21 24 27 26 23 Ret 21 Ret 22 480
33 Alex Davison 0 Ret 21 29 25 23 17 Ret Ret 21 23 17 20 Ret 24 23 469
34 Simon Wills 0 Ret 19 30 17 Ret 18 28 18 34 20 18 13 20 Ret 21 Ret 23 Ret 17 DNS Ret 26 23 437
35 Dean Canto 0 12 9 20 17 13 29 20 23 312 (460)
36 David Brabham 0 6 14 EX 23 24 11 22 31 280 (420)
37 Owen Kelly 0 Ret 6 30 29 26 26 39 Ret 320
38 Yvan Muller 0 1 15 192 (328)
39 Adam Macrow 0 5 3 184 (360)
40 Luke Youlden 0 7 5 176 (344)
41 Nathan Pretty 0 Ret 6 172
42 Dale Brede 0 21 7 168 (280)
John Cleland 0 21 7 168 (280)
44 Lee Holdsworth 0 20 Ret 25 23 28 162
45 John Faulkner 0 Ret 10 156
Alan Gurr 0 Ret 10 156
47 James Courtney 0 11 Ret 152
Jim Richards 0 11 Ret 152
Mark Porter 0 Ret 11 152
Kayne Scott 0 Ret 11 152
51 Alain Menu 0 Ret 12 148
Matt Halliday 0 Ret 12 148
53 Marcus Marshall 0 22 13 144 (252)
Alex Tagliani 0 22 13 144 (252)
55 Warren Luff 0 14 Ret 140
56 Cameron McLean 0 15 18 136 (260)
57 Allan Simonsen 0 17 20 128 (244)
58 José Fernández 0 24 17 128 (228)
Damien White 0 24 17 128 (228)
60 Will Davison 0 18 19 124 (244)
61 Phillip Scifleet 0 20 Ret 116
62 Tony Evangelou 0 25 Ret 96
63 Mathew Coleman 0 26 Ret 92
Christian D'Agostin 0 26 Ret 92
- Fabian Coulthard 0 Ret Ret 0
Tony D'Alberto 0 Ret Ret 0
Mark Noske 0 Ret Ret 0
Tim Leahey 0 Ret Ret 0
Tony Longhurst 0 Ret 0
Pos. Driver Pen. ADE
South Australia
PUK
New Zealand
BAR
Western Australia
EAS
New South Wales
SHA
China
HID
Northern Territory
QLD
Queensland
ORA
New South Wales
SAN
Victoria (Australia)
BAT
New South Wales
SUR
Queensland
SYM
Tasmania
PHI
Victoria (Australia)
Pts.
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)
  • Each round carried a maximum of 192, 186, 180 points etc. with each race at two-race rounds carrying half points and each race at three-race rounds carrying one third points.[5]
  • Each driver was required to drop his/her worst score from the first ten rounds.[5]
  • Gross total points are shown within brackets.

Teams Championship[edit]

Pos Team Penalty Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Rd 9 Rd 10 Rd 11 Rd 12 Rd 13 Total
1 Stone Brothers Racing 0 330 360 362 354 264 212 360 369 304 176 180 268 356 3895
2 Holden Racing Team 0 252 264 198 324 332 328 288 93 340 192 270 238 260 3379
3 Team Betta Electrical 0 183 226 180 279 124 210 348 159 368 320 346 294 310 3347
4 HSV Dealer Team 0 204 176 194 204 122 344 288 270 180 132 320 372 358 3164
5 Dick Johnson Racing 0 237 162 284 189 190 296 270 180 272 280 190 224 150 2924
6 Paul Weel Racing 0 222 330 186 216 196 140 150 294 0 172 242 220 310 2678
7 Perkins Engineering 0 240 168 186 225 186 204 258 237 236 0 126 334 180 2580
8 Ford Performance Racing 0 108 218 118 75 248 180 144 222 308 264 236 156 166 2443
9 Brad Jones Racing 0 162 186 178 261 190 172 144 150 272 280 178 122 76 2371
10 Garry Rogers Motorsport 0 180 118 184 129 206 84 168 198 272 180 264 160 138 2281
11 Tasman Motorsport 0 141 176 196 213 206 212 30 150 184 188 214 168 182 2260
12 WPS Racing 0 123 62 190 120 82 96 222 93 228 308 166 94 68 1852
13 Larkham Motor Sport 0 84 110 186 114 64 102 132 147 132 148 74 106 168 1567
14 Team Dynamik/Tony Longhurst Racing 0 120 110 90 111 190 98 174 177 0 152 68 108 126 1524
15 Team Kiwi Racing (S) 0 99 162 104 48 170 116 24 135 0 156 92 130 140 1376
16 Britek Motorsport 0 147 32 58 150 62 144 90 66 204 128 28 48 66 1223
17 Paul Morris Motorsport (S) 0 108 110 122 66 70 112 42 45 164 0 58 74 88 1059
18 Rod Nash Racing (S) 0 36 44 36 114 52 0 63 128 116 38 28 20 675
19 Toll Racing (S) 0 63 70 58 24 60 16 0 72 96 0 36 16 0 511

(S) denotes a single car team.

Champion Manufacturer[edit]

Ford was awarded the Champion Manufacturer title, having achieved the most round wins during the series.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Official Program, Clipsal 500 Adelaide, page 6
  2. ^ a b c d Race Results Archive - 2005 Retrieved from www.natsoft.biz on 11 August 2012
  3. ^ Richo's race wrap - Gillette V8 Supercar Challenge, Surfers Paradise Retrieved from www.v8dailydump.com.au on 10 August 2012
  4. ^ Points system determined from Meeting Points for each round under http://www.natsoft.biz/cgi-bin/results.cgi?2005 together with championship points information from Graham Howard, Stewart Wilson, David Greenhaugh, The official history Australian Touring Car Championship 50 Years, page 459
  5. ^ a b Graham Howard, Stewart Wilson, David Greenhaugh, The official history Australian Touring Car Championship 50 Years, page 459
  6. ^ Gala Awards Winners, V8 Supercars Championship 2011 Media Guide, Page 149

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